Dutch Village Mall looking at YWAM, upgrades

LYNDEN — Elements Hospitality is still forming potential uses for the basement of Dutch Village Mall while continuing on a path of creating 12 rooms at the Dutch Village Inn.   During an update ...

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ONGOING January Series received locally The award-winning January Series of Calvin College is videostreamed to 510 Liberty St., Lynden, at 9:30 a.m. each weekday Jan. 7-27. Viewing the 21 lecture and cultural ...

Ericksen action requires 2/3rd Senate support to create new taxes

  OLYMPIA — A new rule was passed in the state Senate on its first day in 2015 session requiring a two-thirds vote of the chamber on procedural motions prior to final passage of bills creating new ...

VanWerven steps into new legislative role

2015 session starts Monday; 42nd District GOP delegation against tax hikes   OLYMPIA ­— For Luanne Van Werven, the experience of being sworn in as the 42nd District’s newest legislator on Monday, ...

Lynden School District running $48 million bond election in April

If passed, funds will replace middle school, replace/remodel Fisher, pay off Line Road property LYNDEN — The Lynden School Board voted Thursday night to approve a resolution that will put a $48 million ...
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A bus full of memories

  LYNDEN ­— Those who depended on Vern Miedema’s mechanical skills at the Lynden School District bus garage say it will be hard to go on not having him around doing his conscientious work.   About ...

Gasoline prices continuing to fall locally

LYNDEN — As the price of crude oil continues to fall on the international market, the price of gasoline drops locally, down more than $1 per gallon from the same time last year.   The national average ...

Boy Scouts recycling Christmas trees

LYNDEN — The local Boy Scouts will again hold a community Christmas tree pickup and recycling event, this year on Saturday, Jan. 10.   Within the Lynden city limits, the scouts will pick up trees ...

Looking forward to movies in 2015

I feel like I utter the same words at the beginning of each calendar year. “There are too many movies coming out this year.” That is usually true, more or less.   It really does seem like 2015 ...

Strong 2014 finish helped real estate market

WHATCOM — After a strong beginning in the first quarter relative to 2013, Whatcom County’s real estate market softened mid-year, but it made up the difference at the end.   More home sales closed ...